Friday 6th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1859: 7 year old boy killed by a train between Denaby and Mexborough.
1958: Bawtry Station was closed to the general public.
1958: Rossington Station was closed to then general public.
1985: The last episode of Open All Hours was broadcast; The Mystical Boudoir Of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel.
2010: Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
2010: First ever camel race at Doncaster Racecourse held.
15 Years Ago Today
Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
31 Years Ago Today
Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.»
108 Years Ago Today
First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
112 Years Ago Today
Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.»
297 Years Ago Today
Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.»
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